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You can receive your certification in as little as 3 to 8 weeks.
Chandler CNA classes - online & campus-based programs are available.
Admissions Advisor Tip: Don't limit your options. Contact multiple schools to see the differences in what they offer, like financial aid packages.

On-Campus & Online CNA Schools

How to Become a CNA in Chandler, Arizona

Since Nurse Aides are needed throughout the Nation, you will be able to secure employment opportunities in any state you become certified. In Arizona, medical field job security is higher than most careers. You can earn your CNA license after completing a training program. CNA course requirements vary by state according to state regulations. However, many CNA programs can be completed in 8 to 12 weeks. Plus, CNA courses are considerably cheaper than attending LPN school and are an excellent way to get started in a healthcare career.

PCT / CNA / CMA - What's the Difference?

This depends on where you live. Some PCT courses include EKG phlebotomy training. Some Patient Care Technician programs also include HHA (Home Health Aid) certification. However, in some work environments the titles CNA and PCT are used interchangably. Some hospitals in Arizona may be hiring Nurse Care Techs (NCT), a position which you can apply for with your CNA license.

CMA can stand for Certified Medication Aide or Certified Medical Assistant, both which perform separate but overlapping duties in the workplace.

How Much Does CNA Training Cost in Chandler?

Nursing assistant courses at vocational colleges and allied health schools usually range between $400 and $1200. When choosing a CNA school, learn about all the associated costs required at each institution. Some schools list their program cost as all expenses included. However other schools may also require you to purchase additional materials (such as books, scrubs and materials for your clinicals) which have separate fees from the tuition costs.

CNA Refresher Courses around Chandler usually cost around $100-$200.

Need Tuition Assistance?

While many schools do not offer financial aid for students enrolled in their CNA course, some training programs may offer assistance to help with the cost of the course or certification. Also, some CNA employers will even pay for your Nurse Assistant training or reimburse you after you successfully complete your CNA training.

Some employers in Chandler will cover a percentage of your CNA tuition; others will pay tuition costs up to a specific dollar amount. Often, new CNAs are required to work a particular number of months at the employer that covered their school bills. Or you may just need to reimburse them for any of the tuition costs they paid on your behalf.

When Can I Start CNA Training in Chandler?

Many schools that offer CNA training have new sessions beginning every 6 to 8 weeks. In many areas in Arizona, you can find CNA training starting in December 2018, January 2019, February 2019, or March 2019 available for registration now. Unlike nursing programs in Arizona, you can usually find a school starting a new session of their CNA course fairly quickly. However, some schools offer CNA classes in semester format. At these schools, you may need to wait up 3 or 4 months to start your course.

Becoming a Nurse Aide in Chandler a great way to quickly gain experience in the medical field. Check out Arizona CNA Salary info.

More programs in this area

Chandler High School
350 N Arizona Ave.
Chandler, Arizona 85225
Mesa Community College
1833 West Southern Avenue
Mesa, Arizona 85202
SEVEN HealthCare Academy
2405 East Southern Avenue
Tempe, Arizona 85282
Pima Medical Institute
957 S. Dobson Road
Mesa, Arizona 85202
Hamilton High School
3700 S Arizona Ave.
Chandler, Arizona 85248
East Valley Institute of Technology
1601 W Main St.
Mesa, Arizona 85201
Sun Valley High School
1143 South Lindsay Road
Mesa, Arizona 85204
Arizona Medical Training Institute
1530 North Country Club Drive #11
Mesa, Arizona 85201
Perry High School
1919 E Queen Creek
Gilbert, Arizona 85297
Basha High School
5990 South Val Vista Drive
Chandler, Arizona 85249
Gateway Community College
108 N. 40th Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85034
East Valley Institute of Technology
6625 South Power Road
Mesa, Arizona 85212
Adult Care Learning Systems, Inc.
3225 N 75th St.
Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
Life Care Center at South Mountain
8008 South Jesse Owens Parkway
Phoenix, Arizona 85042
CNA Arizona
801 S. Power, Suite 203
Mesa, Arizona 85208
Banner Baywood Medical Center
6644 E. Baywood Ave.
Mesa, Arizona 85206
Scottsdale Community College
9000 East Chaparral Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85256
Saguaro High School
6250 North 82nd Street
Scottsdale, Arizona 85250
Phoenix Job Corps Center
518 South 3rd Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85004